Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 97  ·  NGC 3587  ·  Owl nebula
The Owl Nebula, 


The Owl Nebula
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The Owl Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Explorer 150P

Imaging cameras: Canon 40D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 Finder Guider

Guiding cameras: Logitech Quickcam Pro 4000

Software: PixInsight LE

Filters: Baader Planetarium UHC-S 2"

Dates:March 28, 2012

Frames: 10x600" (1h 40') ISO800

Integration: 1h 40'

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 5.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.39%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 119840

RA center: 11h14m46s

DEC center: +55°0115

Pixel scale: 1.566 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -64.936 degrees

Field radius: 0.673 degrees

Resolution: 620x472

Locations: Home Observatory, Central City Balcony, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom


First Light with the HEQ5 Pro Mount


Sky plot

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The Owl Nebula,